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Guest Blogger: See the Light with One-of-a-Kind Lamps

How many of us have lamps in our homes or offices that are solely functional and almost unnoticeable except when turned on or off? When decorating, we often consider art just being for the walls.  However, with a little vision and some creativity, you can easily transform an old or generic lamp into a bright, […]

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Guest Blogger: From Granny Bland to Hollywood Glam Side Tables

No offense to our grandmothers (mine was a great role model), but they often had homes full of furniture items that have been handed down from other places and eras so they don’t fit today’s design aesthetic.  While often discarded, these pieces could be given a new life with just a little effort.  When you […]

Goodwill blog side tables before outside

Fashionista Friday: DIY Chair Project During the Snow

  Staying inside as the temperatures drop can become restless. With all of the time in the world and no where to go, one has the opportunity to embark on some new projects and take up multiple hobbies! One thing I especially love to do when I’m all cooped up is get my DIY on […]

DIY Goodwill Chair

Guest Blogger: Transformed Clocks Make Unique, Timely Gifts

No matter what time it is, a one-of-a-kind clock is a great gift.  With a little creativity, you can easily and inexpensively transform a generic time piece into a personalized gift that will be enjoyed for countless hours.  Everyone uses a clock, so turn it into one which reflects the interests and personality of that […]

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Guest Blogger: Decorate Your Home for the Holidays With Pillows

I love changing out my holiday décor and making my home cozier for the winter season.  Goodwill is a great place to find seasonal décor, especially wreaths.  Most of the Goodwill stores that I’ve been to even have a seasonal decor aisle year round.  In the past, I’ve gotten plain wreaths from Goodwill and decorated […]

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Transform a Mirror into the Fairest Gift of All

  Reflecting on what to gift to give this year? Here it is—a transformed, embellished mirror that reflects the interests and personality of that special person on your list.   Take a ho-ho humbug mirror and turn it into a fa-la-la-la-la fabulous piece that will be remembered long after the holiday season.  And a fun mirror […]

Goodwill mirrors

Guest Blogger: How to Clean Brass

I started decorating for the holidays and found these adorable brass reindeer stocking holders at Goodwill.  Brass has made a popular come back in home décor, and it’s easy to find in Goodwill stores too! I have an obsession with vintage brass, but it’s often dirty and needs a thorough cleaning.  Once I brought these […]

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Guest Blogger: Buying & Styling a Bar Cart with Goodwill

I have an odd obsession with bar carts, despite the fact that I cannot make a cocktail for the life of me.  I love the way they look in a home, and I love finding unique, Goodwill treasures to put on them.  Not interested in having your own home happy hour?  No problem!  Bar carts […]

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Guest Blogger: Here’s Your Cup of Tea: Transformed Tea Cups, Mugs Light Up the Holidays

Candlelight always adds flickering, shimmering ambiance to any event.  These unique candles are sure to spark smiles when added to your Thanksgiving table, included in your holiday décor or given as Christmas gifts. Goodwill has so many wonderful cups, mugs and other containers that can be turned into one-of-a-kind candles. Pick a teacup that matches […]

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Fashionista Friday: Mix-n-Match Vintage Plates

  Fashionistas, we’re bringing it back! To mix it up this season, I’m bringing back the Fashionista Friday column to pay to true respect that fashionistas deserve when posting their Goodwill finds for me to see online. Dinner party worthy #mixnmatch #mygoodwillfind A post shared by What The Flip Furniture Design (@whattheflipdc) on Sep 30, […]

vintage plates from Goodwill
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